Change of leadership: After six years with Kollmorgen, most recently as the Vice President and General Manger for Europe and India, Udo Panenka is moving to ESKO (a Danaher Company) as the Senior Vice President, Global Sales. Dennis Gallagher is taking over as the Vice President of Kollmorgen Europe from Udo Panenka. Dennis comes to Kollmorgen Europe with 25 years of motion control and automation experience, he will be at the helm in Ratingen from September 2014.
Dennis Gallagher joined Danaher in 1989 with the acquisition of Pacific Scientific. Most recently, Dennis held a dual role as Vice President and General Manager for both Kollmorgen Medical / Lab Automation and the Dover business.